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GCC Flat Glass Market by Technology (Float Glass, Sheet Glass and Rolled Glass) by Product Type (Basic Float Glass, Toughened Glass, Coated Glass, Laminated Glass, Insulated, Extra Clear Glass and Others) by Raw Material (Sand, Soda Ash, Recycled Glass, Dolomite, Limestone and Others) by End Use (Safety and Security, Solar Control and Others) by Type (Fabricated and Non-Fabricated) by End Use Industry (Construction, Automotive, Solar Energy, Electronics and Others): Industry Analysis, Trends, Growth and Forecast 2022-2027



GCC Flat Glass Market Overview:

The GCC flat glass market was worth US$ XX Billion in 2021, expanding at a CAGR of X% during 2016-2021. Looking forward, the market is projected to grow at a CAGR of around X% during 2022-2027, reaching a value of US$ XX Billion by 2027. Flat glass, or plate glass, is an inorganic material with a hard composition that is commonly used for windows, transparent walls, glass doors, and windscreens. The glass is manufactured in various thicknesses through chemical and controlled thermal reactions, making it versatile for different applications. It is one of the most used materials in the architecture and construction industry due to its umpteen advantageous properties, such as high viscosity, surface tension, hardness, density, and thermal expansion. Flat glass also has a lower soluble oxide content, which offers better chemical durability of the glass against water. It is commercially available in different variants, including laminated, tempered, and annealed. In the GCC region, flat glass is witnessing massive demand across the energy, automotive, food and beverage (F&B), and construction sectors.

The GCC flat glass market is primarily driven by the rapidly expanding automotive industry in the region. Flat glass is largely used in the manufacturing of mirrors, windshields, sunroofs, and windows. Furthermore, the surging environmental awareness and the growing demand for clean energy have significantly escalated the demand for solar panels across the region, which is creating a positive outlook for the market. Apart from this, burgeoning funding for the construction of eco-friendly green buildings and increasing consumer per capita income are providing an impetus to the market growth. Additionally, regional governments are heavily investing in infrastructure development, which is acting as another growth-inducing factor. They are also working to reduce carbon footprint and greenhouse gas emissions for environmental sustainability, which is accelerating the market growth. Besides this, rapid technological advancements for introducing new designs in architectural sciences and ongoing research and development (R&D) activities are positively supporting the market growth. Moreover, key market players are introducing new product variants, such as a three-coated solar control glass, to increase their consumer base, which is driving the market growth.

Beginning with a regional overview, the report explores the dynamics that have a strong influence on the GCC flat glass market and can also impact its future growth. Taking 2021 as the base year, the report covers historical market scenario from 2016-2021 and provides forecasts till 2027. This includes the study of value and volume trends and pricing history. Growth inducing factors, market restraints and recent developments have also been analysed in the report in order to provide a deeper knowledge about the industry. On a regional basis, the report examines the GCC flat glass market in Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain. For each of these regions, the report studies the GCC flat glass market in detail for latest trends, outlook and opportunities.

The report analyses the competitive structure of the GCC flat glass market industry and provides the profiles of major players operating in the market. The price margins for the products along with the various success and risk factors for manufacturers have also been covered in the report. Moreover, in order to determine market attractiveness, the report analyses the GCC flat glass market industry along the parameters of the Porter’s Five Forces model. This model examines the degree of competition in the GCC flat glass market industry by analysing the threat posed by new entrants and substitutes, and the bargaining power of suppliers and buyers. SWOT analysis of the market has also been presented in the report which highlights the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats pertaining to the GCC flat glass market industry. Furthermore, the value chain analysis of the GCC flat glass market industry has also been covered in the report. This comprises of all the activities in the value chain, such as the procurement of various raw materials, manufacturing, sales and distribution. 

GCC Flat Glass Market Segment Insights:

The GCC flat glass market has been analysed as followed:

By Technology:

  • Float Glass
  • Sheet Glass
  • Rolled Glass

By Product Type:

  • Basic Float Glass
  • Toughened Glass
  • Coated Glass
  • Laminated Glass
  • Insulated
  • Extra Clear Glass
  • Others

By Raw Material:

  • Sand
  • Soda Ash
  • Recycled Glass
  • Dolomite
  • Limestone
  • Others

By End Use:

  • Safety and Security
  • Solar Control
  • Others

By Type:

  • Fabricated
  • Non-Fabricated

By End Use Industry:

  • Construction
  • Automotive
  • Solar Energy
  • Electronics
  • Others

By Country:

  • Saudi Arabia
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Qatar
  • Kuwait
  • Oman
  • Bahrain

Country-wise, the market has been segmented into Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain. Amongst these, Saudi Arabia represents the largest market, accounting for majority of the GCC region.

Competative Landscape: 

The competitive landscape of the industry has also been examined along with the profiles of the key players.

Highlights of the GCC Flat Glass Market Report:

  • Historical and current scenario
  • Trends and developments
  • Impact of COVID-19
  • Market forecast
  • Price analysis and forecast
  • Porter’s five forces analysis
  • SWOT analysis
  • Value chain analysis

Report Customisation:

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1    Preface
2    Scope and Methodology 

    2.1    Objectives of the Study
    2.2    Stakeholders
    2.3    Data Sources
        2.3.1    Primary Sources
        2.3.2    Secondary Sources
    2.4    Market Estimation
        2.4.1    Bottom-Up Approach
        2.4.2    Top-Down Approach
    2.5    Forecasting Methodology
3    Executive Summary
4    Introduction

    4.1    Overview
    4.2    Key Industry Trends
5    GCC Flat Glass Market
    5.1    Market Overview
    5.2    Market Performance
    5.3    Impact of COVID-19
    5.4    Market Forecast
6    Market Breakup by Technology
    6.1    Float Glass
        6.1.1 Market Trends
        6.1.2 Market Forecast
    6.2    Sheet Glass
        6.2.1 Market Trends
        6.2.2 Market Forecast
    6.3    Rolled Glass
        6.3.1 Market Trends
        6.3.2 Market Forecast
7    Market Breakup by Product Type
    7.1    Basic Float Glass
        7.1.1 Market Trends
        7.1.2 Market Forecast
    7.2    Toughened Glass
        7.2.1 Market Trends
        7.2.2 Market Forecast
    7.3    Coated Glass
        7.3.1 Market Trends
        7.3.2 Market Forecast
    7.4    Laminated Glass
        7.4.1 Market Trends
        7.4.2 Market Forecast
    7.5    Insulated
        7.5.1 Market Trends
        7.5.2 Market Forecast
    7.6    Extra Clear Glass
        7.6.1 Market Trends
        7.6.2 Market Forecast
    7.7    Others
        7.7.1 Market Trends
        7.7.2 Market Forecast
8    Market Breakup by Raw Material
    8.1    Sand
        8.1.1 Market Trends
        8.1.2 Market Forecast
    8.2    Soda Ash
        8.2.1 Market Trends
        8.2.2 Market Forecast
    8.3    Recycled Glass
        8.3.1 Market Trends
        8.3.2 Market Forecast
    8.4    Dolomite
        8.4.1 Market Trends
        8.4.2 Market Forecast
    8.5    Limestone
        8.5.1 Market Trends
        8.5.2 Market Forecast
    8.6    Others
        8.6.1 Market Trends
        8.6.2 Market Forecast
9    Market Breakup by End Use
    9.1    Safety and Security 
        9.1.1 Market Trends
        9.1.2 Market Forecast
    9.2    Solar Control
        9.2.1 Market Trends
        9.2.2 Market Forecast
    9.3    Others
        9.3.1 Market Trends
        9.3.2 Market Forecast
10    Market Breakup by Type
    10.1    Fabricated  
        10.1.1 Market Trends
        10.1.2 Market Forecast
    10.2    Non-Fabricated 
        10.2.1 Market Trends
        10.2.2 Market Forecast
11    Market Breakup by End Use Industry
    11.1    Construction
        11.1.1 Market Trends
        11.1.2 Market Forecast
    11.2    Automotive
        11.2.1 Market Trends
        11.2.2 Market Forecast
    11.3    Solar Energy
        11.3.1 Market Trends
        11.3.2 Market Forecast
    11.4    Electronics
        11.4.1 Market Trends
        11.4.2 Market Forecast
    11.5    Others
        11.5.1 Market Trends
        11.5.2 Market Forecast
12    Market Breakup by Country
    12.1    Saudi Arabia
        12.1.1 Market Trends
        12.1.2 Market Breakup by Technology
        12.1.3 Market Breakup by Product Type
        12.1.4 Market Breakup by Raw Material
        12.1.5 Market Breakup by End Use
        12.1.6 Market Breakup by Type
        12.1.7 Market Breakup by End Use Industry
        12.1.8 Market Forecast
    12.2    UAE
        12.2.1 Market Trends
        12.2.2 Market Breakup by Technology
        12.2.3 Market Breakup by Product Type
        12.2.4 Market Breakup by Raw Material
        12.2.5 Market Breakup by End Use
        12.2.6 Market Breakup by Type
        12.2.7 Market Breakup by End Use Industry
        12.2.8 Market Forecast
    12.3    Qatar
        12.3.1 Market Trends
        12.3.2 Market Breakup by Technology
        12.3.3 Market Breakup by Product Type
        12.3.4 Market Breakup by Raw Material
        12.3.5 Market Breakup by End Use
        12.3.6 Market Breakup by Type
        12.3.7 Market Breakup by End Use Industry
        12.3.8 Market Forecast
    12.4    Oman
        12.4.1 Market Trends
        12.4.2 Market Breakup by Technology
        12.4.3 Market Breakup by Product Type
        12.4.4 Market Breakup by Raw Material
        12.4.5 Market Breakup by End Use
        12.4.6 Market Breakup by Type
        12.4.7 Market Breakup by End Use Industry
        12.4.8 Market Forecast
    12.5    Kuwait
        12.5.1 Market Trends
        12.5.2 Market Forecast
    12.6    Bahrain
        12.6.1 Market Trends
        12.6.2 Market Forecast
13    SWOT Analysis
    13.1    Overview
    13.2    Strengths
    13.3    Weaknesses
    13.4    Opportunities
    13.5    Threats
14    Value Chain Analysis
15    Porters Five Forces Analysis

    15.1    Overview
    15.2    Bargaining Power of Buyers
    15.3    Bargaining Power of Suppliers
    15.4    Degree of Competition
    15.5    Threat of New Entrants
    15.6    Threat of Substitutes
16    Price Analysis
17    Policy and Regulatory Landscape
18    Competitive Landscape

    18.1    Market Structure
    18.2    Key Players
    18.3    Profiles of Key Players

List of Figures

Figure 1: GCC: Flat Glass Market: Major Drivers and Challenges
Figure 2: GCC: Flat Glass Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 - 2021
Figure 3: GCC: Flat Glass Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 4: GCC: Flat Glass Market: Breakup by Technology (in %), 2021
Figure 5: GCC: Flat Glass Market: Breakup by Product Type (in %), 2021
Figure 6: GCC: Flat Glass Market: Breakup by Raw Material (in %), 2021
Figure 7: GCC: Flat Glass Market: Breakup by End Use (in %), 2021
Figure 8: GCC: Flat Glass Market: Breakup by Type (in %), 2021
Figure 9: GCC: Flat Glass Market: Breakup by End Use Industry (in %), 2021
Figure 10: GCC: Flat Glass Market: Breakup by Country (in %), 2021
Figure 11: GCC: Flat Glass (Float Glass) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 12: GCC: Flat Glass (Float Glass) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 13: GCC: Flat Glass (Sheet Glass) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 14: GCC: Flat Glass (Sheet Glass) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 15: GCC: Flat Glass (Rolled Glass) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 16: GCC: Flat Glass (Rolled Glass) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 17: GCC: Flat Glass (Basic Float Glass) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 18: GCC: Flat Glass (Basic Float Glass) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 19: GCC: Flat Glass (Toughened Glass) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 20: GCC: Flat Glass (Toughened Glass) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 21: GCC: Flat Glass (Coated Glass) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 22: GCC: Flat Glass (Coated Glass) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 23: GCC: Flat Glass (Laminated Glass) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 24: GCC: Flat Glass (Laminated Glass) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 25: GCC: Flat Glass (Insulated) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 26: GCC: Flat Glass (Insulated) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 27: GCC: Flat Glass (Extra Clear Glass) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 28: GCC: Flat Glass (Extra Clear Glass) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 29: GCC: Flat Glass (Other Product Types) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 30: GCC: Flat Glass (Other Product Types) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 31: GCC: Flat Glass (Sand) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 32: GCC: Flat Glass (Sand) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 33: GCC: Flat Glass (Soda Ash) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 34: GCC: Flat Glass (Soda Ash) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 35: GCC: Flat Glass (Recycled Glass) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 36: GCC: Flat Glass (Recycled Glass) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 37: GCC: Flat Glass (Dolomite) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 38: GCC: Flat Glass (Dolomite) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 39: GCC: Flat Glass (Limestone) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 40: GCC: Flat Glass (Limestone) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 41: GCC: Flat Glass (Other Raw Materials) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 42: GCC: Flat Glass (Other Raw Materials) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 43: GCC: Flat Glass (Safety and Security) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 44: GCC: Flat Glass (Safety and Security) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 45: GCC: Flat Glass (Solar Control) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 46: GCC: Flat Glass (Solar Control) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 47: GCC: Flat Glass (Other End Uses) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 48: GCC: Flat Glass (Other End Uses) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 49: GCC: Flat Glass (Fabricated) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 50: GCC: Flat Glass (Fabricated) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 51: GCC: Flat Glass (Non-Fabricated) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 52: GCC: Flat Glass (Non-Fabricated) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 53: GCC: Flat Glass (Construction) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 54: GCC: Flat Glass (Construction) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 55: GCC: Flat Glass (Automotive) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 56: GCC: Flat Glass (Automotive) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 57: GCC: Flat Glass (Solar Energy) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 58: GCC: Flat Glass (Solar Energy) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 59: GCC: Flat Glass (Electronics) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 60: GCC: Flat Glass (Electronics) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 61: GCC: Flat Glass (Other End Use Industries) Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 62: GCC: Flat Glass (Other End Use Industries) Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 63: Saudi Arabia: Flat Glass Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 64: Saudi Arabia: Flat Glass Market: Breakup by Technology (in %), 2021
Figure 65: Saudi Arabia: Flat Glass Market: Breakup by Product Type (in %), 2021 
Figure 66: Saudi Arabia: Flat Glass Market: Breakup by Raw Material (in %), 2021
Figure 67: Saudi Arabia: Flat Glass Market: Breakup by End Use (in %), 2021 
Figure 68: Saudi Arabia: Flat Glass Market: Breakup by Type (in %), 2021
Figure 69: Saudi Arabia: Flat Glass Market: Breakup by End Use Industry (in %), 2021
Figure 70: Saudi Arabia: Flat Glass Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 71: UAE: Flat Glass Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 72: UAE: Flat Glass Market: Breakup by Technology (in %), 2021
Figure 73: UAE: Flat Glass Market: Breakup by Product Type (in %), 2021 
Figure 74: UAE: Flat Glass Market: Breakup by Raw Material (in %), 2021
Figure 75: UAE: Flat Glass Market: Breakup by End Use (in %), 2021 
Figure 76: UAE: Flat Glass Market: Breakup by Type (in %), 2021
Figure 77: UAE: Flat Glass Market: Breakup by End Use Industry (in %), 2021
Figure 78: UAE: Flat Glass Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 79: Qatar: Flat Glass Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 80: Qatar: Flat Glass Market: Breakup by Technology (in %), 2021
Figure 81: Qatar: Flat Glass Market: Breakup by Product Type (in %), 2021 
Figure 82: Qatar: Flat Glass Market: Breakup by Raw Material (in %), 2021
Figure 83: Qatar: Flat Glass Market: Breakup by End Use (in %), 2021 
Figure 84: Qatar: Flat Glass Market: Breakup by Type (in %), 2021
Figure 85: Qatar: Flat Glass Market: Breakup by End Use Industry (in %), 2021
Figure 86: Qatar: Flat Glass Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 87: Oman: Flat Glass Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 88: Oman: Flat Glass Market: Breakup by Technology (in %), 2021
Figure 89: Oman: Flat Glass Market: Breakup by Product Type (in %), 2021 
Figure 90: Oman: Flat Glass Market: Breakup by Raw Material (in %), 2021
Figure 91: Oman: Flat Glass Market: Breakup by End Use (in %), 2021 
Figure 92: Oman: Flat Glass Market: Breakup by Type (in %), 2021
Figure 93: Oman: Flat Glass Market: Breakup by End Use Industry (in %), 2021
Figure 94: Oman: Flat Glass Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 95: Kuwait: Flat Glass Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 96: Kuwait: Flat Glass Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 97: Bahrain: Flat Glass Market: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2016 & 2021
Figure 98: Bahrain: Flat Glass Market Forecast: Sales Value (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Figure 99: GCC: Flat Glass Industry: SWOT Analysis
Figure 100: GCC: Flat Glass Industry: Value Chain Analysis
Figure 101: GCC: Flat Glass Industry: Porter’s Five Forces Analysis

List of Tables

Table 1: GCC: Flat Glass Market: Key Industry Highlights, 2021 and 2027
Table 2: GCC: Flat Glass Market Forecast: Breakup by Technology (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Table 3: GCC: Flat Glass Market Forecast: Breakup by Product Type (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Table 4: GCC: Flat Glass Market Forecast: Breakup by Raw Material (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Table 5: GCC: Flat Glass Market Forecast: Breakup by End Use (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Table 6: GCC: Flat Glass Market Forecast: Breakup by Type (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Table 7: GCC: Flat Glass Market Forecast: Breakup by End Use Industry (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Table 8: GCC: Flat Glass Market Forecast: Breakup by Country (in Million US$), 2022-2027
Table 9: GCC: Flat Glass Market: Competitive Structure
Table 10: GCC: Flat Glass Market: Key Players

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